Regional roll-out explained at Tapei Game Show.
SCE Worldwide Studios producer Junichi Yoshizawa announced that the upcoming Freedom Wars will see a simultaneous release in both Japanese and Asian territories in 2014.
News of the concurrent roll-out came via an open Q&A session with the media following the producer’s keynote speech at the Tapei Game Show today. According to Siliconera, Yoshizawa made note that the game would not only see a simultaneous release in Japan and Asia, but would also be localized in both Japanese and Traditional Chinese respectively.
Currently the studio is focusing their efforts for a release in these regions, and Yoshizawa promised further information regarding Western territories in the future.
Additionally some background was given at the earlier keynote regarding Freedom Wars’ thematic setup.
Taking place in the year 102013, nations are replaced by prison-cities by the name of Panopticons. When starting a new game players will be able to fight for their respective territory in an overarching meta-game.
Freedom Wars is slated for a release sometime in 2014.